Bancroftian filariasis in Kwale district, Kenya.

  title={Bancroftian filariasis in Kwale district, Kenya.},
  author={Sammy Michugu Njenga and M Muita and George Kirigi and J M Mbugua and Yasuhiro Mitsui and Yasunori Fujimaki and Yoshiki Aoki},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={77 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Wuchereria bancrofti infection in an area designated for filariasis control trial. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey. SETTING Three villages in Kinango location, Kwale district, Coast Province, Kenya. SUBJECTS/PARTICIPANTS Oral informed consent to participate was obtained from adults and parents or guardians of children below fifteen years of age. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Microfilaraemia prevalences, microfilarial densities and clinical manifestations… CONTINUE READING